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2022 Best Places to Live in Nebraska

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  1. #1 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Chadron

    Town in Nebraska,

    31 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I first came to Chadron as a first-year college student in 2012. I made the seven-hour trip to Chadron State College and remained there through my college graduation in 2016. I have now been living....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 5,482,

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  2. #2 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Lincoln

    City in Nebraska,

    801 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says If you've never been to Lincoln NE, you probably think it sounds like the most boring place ever. The best kept secret is that is actually a wonderfully unique place to live. Lincoln is a college....

    Read 801 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 286,388,

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  3. #3 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Omaha

    City in Nebraska,

    1226 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says Honestly, I love Omaha. Coming from Columbus, Ohio, it’s definitely a great and safe place to raise a family or buy a house. The city looks to be expanding and building a lot more homes and....

    Read 1226 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 479,529,

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  4. #4 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Papillion

    Suburb of Omaha, NE,

    65 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've lived here my whole life and I've enjoyed the people and community immensely. The people genuinely seem to care about others and there are lots of small businesses and shops and activities to....

    Read 65 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 24,310,

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  5. #5 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Seward

    Town in Nebraska,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Seward is a great place to live. Everything you could ever ask for in a small town, a friendly community, activities for children, a good school district, safe streets, great restaurants if you....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 7,210,

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  6. #6 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Gretna

    Suburb of Omaha, NE,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We built a home 2 years ago in Gretna and have really enjoyed our decision to live here! Currently not many good food options but I do feel like with the current growth rate we will see a lot of new....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 5,039,

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  7. #7 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Chalco

    Suburb of Omaha, NE,

    34 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love the Chalco area! Houses are in a variety of price ranges. There are plenty of places for kids to be active. We love walking around Wierspan Lake in the Chalco area. It is close to the....

    Read 34 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 10,092,

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  8. #8 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Kearney

    Town in Nebraska,

    80 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Kearney, Nebraska is the perfect size for city people and small town people. It is big enough where you can meet new people all the time, but small enough where you always see friendly faces. Kearney....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 33,783,

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  9. #9 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    La Vista

    Suburb of Omaha, NE,

    34 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says La Vista is a beautiful place. Despite being something like 80-85 percent white (and probably higher than that), we do claim the title of most diverse city in Sarpy County. Their is currently a huge....

    Read 34 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 17,081,

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  10. #10 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Bennington

    Suburb of Omaha, NE,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Bennington is a great small town for families or for people who want to start families. Just 15 minutes from Omaha and 30 minutes from downtown Omaha. There are elementary schools within the town and....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 2,075,

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  11. #11 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Ralston

    Suburb of Omaha, NE,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Actually, if you're gonna live in Nebraska, Ralston is Awesome. Conveniently located to everything. Not so much crime as other areas have. Nice quiet lil' town. Every town has it's drug problems and....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 7,305,

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  12. #12 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Bellevue

    Suburb of Omaha, NE,

    179 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I absolutely love Bellevue, NE. It is an extremely safe area. I wake up to the sound of birds in the morning and see families on evening walks every single day. All of the residents are Midwest....

    Read 179 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 63,970,

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  13. #13 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    York

    Town in Nebraska,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love York. It should have a 5 star school system as it is the best I have ever seen. It has a lot of successful business to shop at. Things to do as a family. A quick trip to Lincoln, Grand....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 7,810,

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  14. #14 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Waverly

    Town in Nebraska,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says I have been commuting to and from Waverly for as long as I can remember. This small town, just outside of Lincoln, offers more than you could imagine. Athletics are a huge part of this supportive....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 3,941,

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  15. #15 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Aurora

    Town in Nebraska,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 4,523,

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  16. #16 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Wayne

    Town in Nebraska,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says The town is super cute. It is very friendly and feels like home. There are lots of neat stops around town such as rustic treasures that is a second hand décor shop, and a brewery that is pretty neat....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 5,603,

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  17. #17 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Valentine

    Town in Nebraska,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Valentine for all of my seventeen years of life, and my experience has been wonderful! Valentine is a beautiful community full of friendly people and exciting activities. Not only is....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 2,768,

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  18. #18 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Sidney

    Town in Nebraska,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Sidney is overall a great town. It has several services available and I have enjoyed my time here. The high school is great, and most community members are kind. The aren't a lot of shops, but there....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 6,451,

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  19. #19 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Auburn

    Town in Nebraska,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says This has a great school system and friendly people. There are wonderful opportunities to volunteer and become involved in the community..

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 3,306,

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  20. #20 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Wahoo

    Town in Nebraska,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Wahoo is a small town, allowing me to form close relationships with many of the people who reside there. Job opportunities in Wahoo are scarce, however, with only a few local businesses food places.....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 4,520,

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  21. #21 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    David City

    Town in Nebraska,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I live in a great community - it's not too big, yet not too small. We don't have as many amenities as a bigger city, but it's worth the trade off. We don't have to worry about traffic and it only....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 2,824,

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  22. #22 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    West Point

    Town in Nebraska,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says West Point Nebraska is a small town where everyone waves to you when you drive by. Every time I walk into the grocery store, I'm greeted by my name. We have a beautiful downtown, that has something....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 3,282,

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  23. #23 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Crete

    Town in Nebraska,

    28 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've grown up in this town and go to college here as well. It is a very family based, college town small city but it is not far from Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs or KC. It's a good place to live....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 7,013,

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  24. #24 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Ashland

    Town in Nebraska,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says This town really is the perfect small town. The entire community is great about coming together and helping each other in times of need. The entire community also supports the school's activities,....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 2,834,

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  25. #25 Best Places to Live in Nebraska.

    Gothenburg

    Town in Nebraska,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says I have been raised in Gothenburg since I was a young child. When we moved to a town close by I was given the choice to keep attending school there. Gothenburg Public Schools in Gothenburg is one of....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 3,469,

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